Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Treat at Home

Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Treat at Home

Do you suffer from headaches? More importantly, do you feel like they’re under control? If like many, you experience regular headaches you’ll know how debilitating they can be. Particularly when they create such a handbrake on your capacity to think, be social and happy. So 

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Hands up if you try to do the right thing and ice an injury? Even if you don’t, it’s widely known you probably should. After all, decades of Sport’s Medicine have consistently told us this. Icing an injury has been so popular for so long 

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

The modern world looks a little different to the one we inherited 20-30 years ago. And the demands on the human body have shifted. The rise of technology and a sedentary lifestyle presents a unique set of musculoskeletal challenges for us to overcome. A battle 

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Many know how devastating an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury can be. There’s a long, mentally challenging rehab process and a very real chance you may re-injure yourself again. But as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) working alongside those recovering from ACL injuries every day, I’ve 

What is Fibromyalgia: A Fresh Perspective on a Very Real Condition

What is Fibromyalgia: A Fresh Perspective on a Very Real Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients. 

What is the Best Way to Stretch in 2021? (Hint: Power Band)

What is the Best Way to Stretch in 2021? (Hint: Power Band)

Hopefully, you have some awareness of the power band. It’s a game-changer. Not to be confused with the controversial power band bracelets, the power band (or jump stretch band) is legitimately one of the most important recent additions to the mobility landscape. Not only has this little 

Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist 

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains yet this label often complicates a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might 

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort, we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This 

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Do you avoid stomach sleeping to protect your neck? It’s understandable if you do because it makes perfect sense. Lying on your stomach with your neck twisted to one side for too long can eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. So this may sound strange